Maya museum The Maya Museum
The Mayan Museum is located in the resort area of Cancun on a sandy spit between the Nichupte Lagoon and the Caribbean Sea. The museum, founded on the initiative of Mexican President Felipe Calderon, was inaugurated on November 1, 2012. The museum consists of three halls with a total area of 1350 sq.m., which present exhibits dedicated to the architecture, art and tools of the Maya, the remains of people and animals that lived more than 10,000 years ago, found during the exploration of underwater caves. In front of the entrance to the museum there is a fountain with sculptures symbolizing the flora of the region. Nearby is the archaeological site "San Miguelito", where you can see the ruins of the pyramid, houses, ancient temples, painted with frescoes depicting animals and underwater inhabitants.